2021 Fort Wayne Chapter Sewing Retreat details

The Fort Wayne Chapter Sewing Retreat will be held Thursday, May 6 through Sunday, May 9 at the Blue Gate Inn in Shipshewana, IN.  We will be sewing in the Express Room on the second floor. Irons and ironing boards will be provided, as well as some cutting tables. 

The Blue Gate will provide coffee and ice water for us. If you want other drinks, please bring your own. There will not be a snack table this year due to Covid. You are welcome to bring whatever snacks you wish for yourself, of course. Can't have a 4 day sewing retreat without snacks!


Face masks are optional at your sewing table. Please wear your mask when you are walking around the room or in the public areas of the Blue Gate. Of course, use sanitizer, wash your hands often and please stay home if you have any symptoms. Other than that prepare for lots of fun and sewing time.


The Empress Room is available to us from 1 p.m. Thursday, May 6 to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 9. To register, please send a check made out to: "ASG Fort Wayne Chapter"  for $35 per person to Marilyn Morgan, 16622 Goodwin Rd., Venedocia, OH 45894-9302 with your name, phone number and email address. If you are just coming to sew and not spend the night, the day rate is $10 per day.


Note: Marilyn's email: mnmsews@gmail.com . . . if you want to email your name and info to her so she can watch for your check to arrive by mail. . . you know how slow the mail is lately !


To register for your hotel room, please call the Blue Gate Inn to reserve a room. Phone number is 260-708-7688 or 800-545-4725 There is a block of rooms reserved for the American Sewing Guild, Fort Wayne Chapter. Each room has 2 double beds to accommodate 1-4 sewers in each room. Rooms need to be reserved by April 1. Breakfast is included in the price for the room and it is delicious. Check in time is 3 p.m. and check out time is 11 a.m.


Hope to see you on May 6, machines ready, fabric cut and ready to sew!!

Check out the 2020 Sewing Retreat we enjoyed last fall

2019 Sewing Retreat in Shipshewana


Three days of sewing bliss! That was the fun 30 members of the North Central Indiana and Fort Wayne chapters had during the Unfinished Projects Sewing Retreat held Oct. 18-20 at the Blue Gate Garden Inn. Below are pictures. The dates are set for the next event - Oct. 9-11, 2020 again at the Blue Gate Garden Inn. Contact the North Central Indiana Chapter for information: Kris Fry at 260-226-5496 or April Waugh at 260-610-3501.

Other Sewing Retreats from the past ...

November Shipshy Sewing Retreat 2016

Below are the 2016 pictures